NYIC Submits FOIA For Operation Matador

November 27th, 2017

LI Law Enforcement Program Appears to Profile Immigrants

NEW YORK, NY– The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) has filed requests under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and New York Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) to multiple federal and state agencies for documents relating to Operation Matador, an ICE program that partners with federal and local law enforcement to target gang members.

Trump Administration Ends TPS for 50,000 Haitians

November 20th, 2017

Over 5,000 Haitians with Temporary Protected Status Live In New York

NEW YORK, NY – This evening, the Trump Administration terminated Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians living in the U.S. This decision affects 50,000 people, including approximately 5,200 individuals in New York.

NYIC Slams Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Proposed Anti-Immigrant Program

November 17th, 2017

Advocates, community organizers, and faith leaders sign open letter condemning anti-immigrant 287(g) program as wasteful, unsafe

NEW YORK – The New York Immigration Coalition, in partnership with other organizations and individuals– including the New York Civil Liberties Union, Daughters of Charity - Province of St. Louise, and The Greater Rochester Coalition for Immigration Justice– released a letter sent to the Rensselaer County Sheriff condemning its proposed participation in the 287(g) program.

5 Facts on Tax Policy “Reform”

November 17th, 2017

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed a tax reform bill that will drive up the federal deficit and ultimately open the door to massive cuts to Medicare and Medicaid. The bill represents an immediate threat to middle and low income New Yorkers, and immigrant communities in particular.


November 16th, 2017

Last night, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reversed its prior decision and agreed to allow Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients whose applications were mailed on time but not delivered to USCIS until after the October 5th Deadline, to re-file with proof of their initial mailing.

DACA Recipients Denied Renewal Despite Being Ahead of Deadline

November 10th, 2017

NYIC and Legal Aid Society Files Joint FOIA For Correspondence between USCIS, USPS, DHS

NEW YORK, NY– Several DACA recipients who filed applications for renewal well in advance of the October 5th deadline have been erroneously denied for allegedly missing that deadline.

NYIC Rolls Out Blueprint for Immigrant New York

November 9th, 2017

New Agenda for New York to Reclaim National Leadership Role for Immigrants

NEW YORK, NY– This morning, the New York Immigration Coalition presented the Blueprint for Immigrant New York - a broad, comprehensive policy agenda to ensure the success of immigrant communities in New York over the the next decade.

NYIC, Dreamers & Allies Rally for “Dream for Our New York”

November 7th, 2017

Calls on Congress To Pass Clean DREAM Act & Immigration Relief

NEW YORK, NY– Yesterday, the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) held a rally at Trump Tower to launch the Dream for Our New York campaign demanding that the entire New York Congressional delegation sign on and push for a “clean" DREAM Act and TPS relief after President Trump ended Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) two months ago.